Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 13041
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Rushing , James A.
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  • Title: Adventure in the Service of Love: Yvain on a Fourteenth-Century Ivory Panel [the author argues that the Yvain panel was intended to remind viewers of the services that he performed for love and thus suggest the power of love; ivory boxes, of which this panel is a part, were given to noble women as love tokens and marriage gifts by their suitors].
  • Source: Zeitschrift für Kunstgeschichte 61, ( 1998): Pages 55 - 65.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Art History- Decorative Arts Arthurian Literature Ivories Love in Art Yvain (Literary Figure) in Art
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 14
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  • Illustrations: Two Figures. Figure One Yvain and the Wild Man, carved ivory plaque (formerly in the collection of Baron Robert von Hirsch). Figure Two "Enyas" and the Wild Man, Galahad Receiving the Keys to the Castle of Virgins, right end panel from an ivory casket (New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, K. 1284, 17.190.173).
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  • Year of Publication: 1998.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00442992
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